Labeo rectipinnis Tshibwabwa, 1997

Family:  Cyprinidae (Minnows or carps), subfamily: Labeoninae
Max. size:  10.2 cm SL (male/unsexed)
Environment:  benthopelagic; freshwater
Distribution:  Africa: lower Congo River basin in Democratic Republic of the Congo (Ref. 26192).
Diagnosis:  Dorsal soft rays (total): 10-11; Anal soft rays: 8-8; Vertebrae: 31-33. Lips plicate; dorsal fin straight with 10 to 11 branched rays; snout convex, more or less dorsally rounded and without transverse snout; eyes in lateral position; body with longitudinal stripes and without dark brown mark at the end of the caudal; genital orifice near the origin of the anal fin (Ref. 26192).
IUCN Red List Status: Vulnerable (VU); Date assessed: 16 February 2009 (D2) Ref. (126983)
Threat to humans:  harmless

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